grade 12 physical sciences


Contents according to the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS) (R170)



Contents divided into bite size "quanta" - each quantum contains a crisp and to the point summary of a specific topic, enriched with hints, followed by an exercise containing numerous questions.
Step-by-step answers to all questions in the memorandum in the back of the book.

Contents from the Grade 12 Book

  R170 per book + 2 DVDs including postage


Skills and knowledge of the following can be assessed in the National Senior Certificate Examination:


MECHANICS
Momentum: Definition
Momentum of an Object Changing Direction
Newton's Second Law, Change in Momentum, Impulse
Law of Conservation of Momentum
Momentum: Elastic and Inelastic Collisions
Vertical Projectile Motion: Gravitational Acceleration
Vertical Projectile Motion: Signs of Displacement, Velocity, Acceleration
Vertical Projectile Motion: Position-Time and Displacement-Time Graphs
Vertical Projectile Motion: Velocity-Time Graphs
Vertical Projectile Motion: Acceleration-Time Graphs
Vertical Projectile Motion: Equations of Motion

MATTER AND MATERIALS
Organic Chemistry: Terminology
Organic Chemistry: Alkanes
Organic Chemistry: Alkenes
Organic Chemistry: Alkynes
Organic Chemistry: Polymerisation
Organic Chemistry: Haloalkanes
Organic Chemistry: Alcohols
Organic Chemistry: Carboxylic acids
Organic Chemistry: Esters
Organic Chemistry: Aldehydes
Organic Chemistry: Ketones
Organic Chemistry: Physical Properties of Organic Compounds
Organic Chemistry: Mixed Questions on Organic Chemistry

MECHANICS
Work and Energy
Power
Gravitational Potential Energy
Kinetic Energy
Mechanical Energy

WAVES, SOUND AND LIGHT
Doppler Effect

CHEMICAL CHANGE
Energy Change during Chemical Reactions
Rate of Chemical Reactions
Catalysts
Collision Theory
Chemical Equilibrium
Factors Influencing Chemical Equilibrium
The Common Ion Effect and Solutions
The Equilibrium Constant
Graphs of Amount Versus Time
Graphs of Rate Versus Time
Microscopic Representation
Acids and Bases: Equilibrium Constant for Water
pH
Hydrolysis
Titration, Neutralisation, Indicators

ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM

Electrodynamics: Electrical Machines: Generators
Electrodynamics: Electrical Machines: Motors
Electrodynamics: Alternating Current (AC)

OPTICAL PHENOMENA AND PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS
Photoelectric Effect
Emission and Absorption Spectra

CHEMICAL CHANGE
Electrochemical Cells
Electrochemical Cells: Writing Equations for Redox Reactions
Electrochemical Cells: Voltaic/Galvanic Cells
Electrochemical Cells: Electrolytic Cells
Electrochemical Cells: Spontaneous and Non-Spontaneous Reactions
Electrochemical Cells: Recovery of Aluminium
Electrochemical Cells: Production of Chlorine (Chlor-Alkali Industry)

CHEMICAL SYSTEMS
The Fertilizer Industry (N, P, K)

 

Grade 12 Paper

Content

Marks

Total

 

Paper 1 (Physics)

Mechanics

63

 

150

Waves, Sound and Light

17

Electricity and Magnetism

55

Matter and Materials

15

 

Paper 2 (Chemistry)

Chemical Change

84

 

150

Chemical Systems

18

Matter and Materials

48

 

Grade 12 Examination

Physics from grade 11

Chemistry from grade 11

Newton’s Laws

Intermolecular forces

Electrostatics

Mol and Stoichiometry

Electric Circuits

Energy and Change



     
     

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Author: Miemie Pretorius